Director of Membership

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce | Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Date Posted: 5/22/2024 | Last Day to Apply: 6/30/2024
Posted in: Business & Professional Services
Compensation Type: Salary
Position Type: Full-Time
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Lawrence County Chamber: Director of Membership

The Director of Membership is responsible for executing the mission and vision of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce by creating an annual plan of work to recruit, retain, and engage private-sector members and investors.  Reporting directly to the President & CEO, this position serves as the lead association manager, responsible for member relations, and working with staff to plan and execute Signature Events, Programs & Campaigns.  The Director of Membership is supported by the Marketing Manager.

This position serves as both the creator & executor of the annual membership development plan of work.  This is accomplished by maintaining the following duties and responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Community Development
    • Member Relations
      • Membership Retention & Recruitment
      • Service Development & Deployment (including Ribbon Cuttings, Open Houses, Coffees, and other networking events)
    • Committee(s) Facilitation
    • Plan & execute Signature Programs and Annual Campaigns, including:
      • Leadership Lawrence
      • Young Professionals
      • Chamber Ambassadors
      • Christmas Parade
      • Agriculture Week
      • Manufacturing Week
      • Shop Local Campaign
    • Support Signature Events
  • Organizational Support
    • Perform billing for the above duties; and
    • Support the marketing & communication of all managed programs.
  • Executive Support
    • Serve as the primary point of contact and executor for all members and stakeholders seeking to leverage the benefits of their investment; and
    • Consult & advise the President & CEO and the Board of Directors on the needs of members and the value of Chamber programs and campaigns.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or a related field; and
  • Knowledgeable in current public relations and organizational management practice; and
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and reliable business professional; and
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a personal commitment to excellence; and
  • Strong communication skills written and oral, and experience presenting information; and
  • Ability to provide responsive and professional customer service.
  • Software Proficiencies Required:
    • Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Canva
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Apple iOS and MacOS


  • Certified or working towards certification through the Institute of Organizational Management (IOM) or equivalent; or
  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience; or
  • Previous employment experience at a chamber of commerce, trade association, or related non-profit organization.
More Information

Job Title: Director of Membership

Reports to: President & CEO

Position Description:

The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses, industries, local governments, utilities, and private citizens that are committed to improving the quality of life in Lawrence County, Tennessee through economic & community development, membership development, and tourism development.

The Chamber is located in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee is seeking candidates for the Director of Membership position. The Chamber seeks a sales & customer service-oriented business professional to support the organization by performing all functions related to membership development, programming (Leadership Lawrence, Young Professionals, etc.), and provide executive support. The Director of Membership is also responsible for maintaining favorable relations with investors, stakeholders, members, elected officials, and other key industry sector partners. A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or a related field is required with priority consideration given to candidates with a master’s degree or advanced certification in a related field. The successful candidate will have three (3) years of relevant work experience and must be knowledgeable in current public relations, public administration, and organizational management practices, must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and reliable business professional with the ability to multiple projects simultaneously, and possess the ability to provide responsive and professional customer service. Applicants must also have the following software proficiencies: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat), Canva, GrowthZone, and Apple iOS and MacOS.

A complete job description may be requested by emailing


Candidates should draft and compile a persuasive cover letter, resume, and list references (two (2) professional and one (1) personal) into a single PDF document. Candidates may submit application materials by e-mail to or by mail addressed to:

Mr. Ryan Egly, President & CEO
Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce
25 Public Square, Suite B
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464


All submissions will be treated confidentially. This is intended to be a description of the general nature and level of work to be performed. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

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25 Public Square, Suite B, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464